Traditional Meat Loaves Recipe

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Traditional Meat Loaves

Soni Knapp


One of my favorite individual meat loaf recipes! My Dad gave it to me many years ago.

★★★★★ 1 vote
4 to 6
20 Min
35 Min


1 lb
ground turkey
1 lb
ground beef
2 large
eggs, beaten
1 small
zucchini, shredded
1 c
fresh bread crumbs
1 1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
coarsely ground black pepper
1 Tbsp
1 medium
onion, chopped fne
2 clove
garlic, crushed (more if you like it)
1 tsp
italian seasoning for extra flavor (opt)


1Preheat Oven to 400. Line 15 1/2 x 10 1/2" jelly roll pan with parchment paper or foil. (I use my half-sheet pan also.)
2In nonstick skillet (12") heat butter over medium heat. Add chopped onion and cook till tender. Add garlic & cook a minute longer.Cool a little.
3In large bowl (with your hands) mix turkey, beef, eggs, zucchini, bread crumbs, salt and pepper. Add cooked onion mixture and combine thoroughly.
4Shape into 4 1/2" x 2 1/2" loaves. Bake 25-35 minutes at 400 till browned on the ouside.I use my Weight Watcher's 1/2 cup measure serving spoon to get just the right size.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Beef, Turkey
Main Ingredient: Beef
Regional Style: American
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Healthy